[Rubygems-developers] Problems with setup.rb in the rubygems package

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Tue Oct 23 13:34:37 EDT 2007


On Oct 23, 2007, at 07:41 , Matt Patterson wrote:
> I'm working on building a rubygems .deb package which isn't as
> invasively patched as the standard Debian/Ubuntu one for automated
> deployment stuff I'm working on.
>
> My issue is that to avoid some of the hacking of post_install.rb that
> needed to be done to get the sources gem built I want to pass another
> option in to setup.rb and pull that value out later.
>
> The setup.rb docs say to use metaconfig and a call to add_path_config
> within that. This I've done:

The giant setup.rb/post-install.rb is gone.  Now there's a nice,  
small, readable setup.rb.  Oh, and no more sources.gem by default.

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